Translation of private member in Spanish:

private member

diputado, n.

(Private Member)

noun

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    (in UK)
    diputado masculine
    diputada feminine
    (sin cargo específico en el gobierno) representante masculine
    private member's bill proyecto de ley presentado por un representante a título personal, sin el respaldo de ningún partido
    • Not until 1912 did a private member of Parliament introduce a bill that would allow women to become solicitors.
    • Last November she tabled her own private member's legislation aimed at tackling this problem.
    • Work is underway to prepare for the moving of a private member's motion in Parliament that is intended to activate law reform in this context.
    • A private member is any MP other than the Speaker, a minister or a parliamentary secretary.
    • The Legislative Council last night defeated a private member's motion to reject the report on political reform.
    • I said Mr Kavanagh would be a private member of the public with no connection to the council.
    • Several attempts were made during the 1970s and 1980s to achieve this, both by government and by private members, but all failed, for a variety of reasons.